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    First round of artists have officially been announced.

    http://sxsw.com/music/news/2013/2014...ment-round-one
    April 22 - Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial
    April 24 - Godflesh / Mogwai
    April 26 - Cloud Nothings
    May 1 - Ghost
    May 2-4 - Austin Psych Fest
    May 23 - Saint Vitus
    May 27 - Fu Manchu
    June 6-8 - X Games Concerts
    June 12-14 - Sónar Barcelona
    June 27 - Deafheaven / Swans


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    I love this festival for the band research alone.

    Trentemoller @ Mezzanine 04/06/14
    The Knife @ The Fox 04/15/14
    Factory Floor @ The Independent 04/16/14
    The Afghan Whigs @ Slim's 04/17/14
    Simian Mobile Disco, Earth @ Pappy and Harriet's 04/26/15
    Austin Psych Fest @ Carson Creek Ranch 05/02-04/14
    The Decemberist @ Crystal Ballroom 05/30/14
    Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds @ The Warfield 07/07/14


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    And so it begins! Can't wait. We just booked our house and are starting to plan out parties/showcases. I can already taste the breakfast tacos...
    "If you've lost your faith in love and music, the end won't be long." -The Libertines

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    Gotta go this year
    MY NEW 2014 COACHELECTRO MIX! 58 of This Years Artists In Just 50 Minutes! FREE DOWNLOAD!
    https://soundcloud.com/taktik-3/the-...coachelectro-2

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    I've never been but would really love to. Feels like an $800 pass is unnecessary and I'd rather just see smaller shows on a one-off basis - any thoughts on if that's doable and the best way to enjoy SXSW, in general?
    Last edited by braundiggity; 10-28-2013 at 03:02 PM.

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    2014 will be my first, but most of my friends in Austin say they do it every year for free.
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    The National/Warpaint - 4/21 - Moody Theater
    Thee Silver MT. Zion Orchestra - 4/22 - The Mohawk
    Mogwai - 4/24 - Emo's
    Cloud Nothings/The Men - 4/26 - The Mohawk
    Austin Psych Fest - 5/2 - 5/4 - Carson Creek Ranch
    King Khan & the Shrines - 5/30 - The Mohawk
    Cut Copy - 6/21 - Stubbs
    Swans - 6/27 - The Mohawk
    Boris - 7/29 - The Mohawk

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    only industry hacks buy passes.
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    Anyone know who the guy in the Cardinals jersey is? I've seen him in pictures on the board and I thought I saw him this year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by braundiggity View Post
    I've never been but would really love to. Feels like an $800 pass is unnecessary and I'd rather just see smaller shows on a on-off basis - any thoughts on if that's doable and the best way to enjoy SXSW, in general?
    Ask sonofhal what to do. He knows how to do this festival right.
    April 22 - Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial
    April 24 - Godflesh / Mogwai
    April 26 - Cloud Nothings
    May 1 - Ghost
    May 2-4 - Austin Psych Fest
    May 23 - Saint Vitus
    May 27 - Fu Manchu
    June 6-8 - X Games Concerts
    June 12-14 - Sónar Barcelona
    June 27 - Deafheaven / Swans


    Quote Originally Posted by SoulDischarge View Post
    Muse might as well named themselves the Pablo Honeys.

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    I'm so confused I forgot Rage PAtton band name but if it's Wild One,Little Wild, buts there's so far

    Wild Child (Austin TX)
    Wild Moccasins (Houston TX)
    Wild Ones (Portland OR)


    so far I like Ski Lodge,Hollow Jan and Vampillia out of the bands I have been listeing to.
    Last edited by getbetter; 10-28-2013 at 08:11 PM.

    Trentemoller @ Mezzanine 04/06/14
    The Knife @ The Fox 04/15/14
    Factory Floor @ The Independent 04/16/14
    The Afghan Whigs @ Slim's 04/17/14
    Simian Mobile Disco, Earth @ Pappy and Harriet's 04/26/15
    Austin Psych Fest @ Carson Creek Ranch 05/02-04/14
    The Decemberist @ Crystal Ballroom 05/30/14
    Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds @ The Warfield 07/07/14


    Last.fm
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    thanks for whatever you did in mexico.



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    Okay, spent a fair amount of time sifting through older SXSW threads. Sounds amazing. Small clarification: the badges are needed for big bands, but otherwise, you basically just need to get into the venue and in some cases there will be a cover, but you can stay in that venue for as many bands as you want?

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    Yep.
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    East Forest is a pretty cool piano based chill wave act.


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    Dusty Stray

    Dumb Waiter -jam band from Richmond.
    Last edited by getbetter; 11-03-2013 at 02:52 PM.

    Trentemoller @ Mezzanine 04/06/14
    The Knife @ The Fox 04/15/14
    Factory Floor @ The Independent 04/16/14
    The Afghan Whigs @ Slim's 04/17/14
    Simian Mobile Disco, Earth @ Pappy and Harriet's 04/26/15
    Austin Psych Fest @ Carson Creek Ranch 05/02-04/14
    The Decemberist @ Crystal Ballroom 05/30/14
    Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds @ The Warfield 07/07/14


    Last.fm
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    thanks for whatever you did in mexico.



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    can't wait.

    11/21 - Pearl Jam - Viejas Arena

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    Default Re: SXSW 2014

    Round two:

    http://sxsw.com/music/news/2013/2014...ment-round-two

    Really happy Black Lips, Gary Numan, and Tensnake will be there.


    EDIT* Anyone have any recommendations? I've been told Blouse, Nils Frahm, A Tribe Called Red, and a few others are all worth checking out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by getbetter View Post
    East Forest is a pretty cool piano based chill wave act.


    I'm just going put some junk here just for remind for myself to relisten and I'll put some footnotes.
    Dusty Stray

    Dumb Waiter -jam band from Richmond.
    Last year I created youtube channels of sxsw artists that I wanted to check out. If several of us do it and post the links here it would save all of us a lot of time. It was also useful to give to my friends so they would know what bands we were going to check out before I dragged them from venue to venue.

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    Parade of Lights is a pretty fun show. I saw them multiple times a few years back in a lot of small local places as I know the main guy in the band. I have no idea how they are like now but they put on a pretty good show. It's not the most memorable show you will see but there is a lot worse.

    Also a couple buddies of mine from Australia have been raving about Vance Joy to me for the past 4 months or so now. I assume this is going to be his first tour in the USA but all the YouTube clips I have seen of him live have been good. I was actually going to start a thread for him to play Coachella but then I just never did.
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    Festival NRMAL returns in March to Monterrey and Mexico City. Anika, Wolf Eyes, and DJ Rashad! This takes place a week before SXSW...

    FESTIVAL NRMAL – MEXICO CITY
    MARCH 1ST 2014

    @ DEPORTIVO LOMAS ALTAS

    HIDROGENESSE (SPAIN)
    KELELA (USA)
    SILVER APPLES (USA)
    ANIKA (GERMANY/UNITED KINGDOM)
    RANCHO SHAMPOO (MEXICO)
    WOLF EYES (USA)
    EXTRAPERLO (SPAIN)
    BARN OWL (USA)
    EL SUEÑO DE LA CASA PROPIA (CHILE)
    DEN5HION (MEXICO)
    LA MINITK DEL MIEDO (COLOMBIA)
    PAUL MARMOTA (CHILE)
    NO ZU (AUSTRALIA)
    SUPERPOZE (FRANCE)
    EXTRAÑOS EN EL TREN (MEXICO)
    JULIÁN BONEQUI (MEXICO)
    LATE NITE HOWL (MEXICO)
    SYSTEM ERROR (MEXICO)
    TRILLONES (MEXICO)

    FESTIVAL NRMAL – MONTERREY, N.L.
    MARCH 5TH – 9TH, 2014

    @ PARQUE FERROCARRILERO

    POOLSIDE (USA)
    DJ RASHAD (USA)
    EXTRAPERLO (SPAIN)
    SIETE CATORCE (MEXICO)
    KELELA (USA)
    FÜETE BILLETE (PUERTO RICO)
    HIDROGENESSE (SPAIN)
    LOS ROMÁNTICOS DE ZACATECAS (MEXICO)
    SINJIN HAWKE (CANADA)
    LA MINITK DEL MIEDO (COLOMBIA)
    NAZARENO EL VIOLENTO (MEXICO)
    LITTLE JESUS (MEXICO)
    TINO EL PINGÜINO (MEXICO)
    AVE NEGRA (COSTA RICA)
    CLUBZ (MEXICO)
    NO ZU (AUSTRALIA)
    NO SOMOS MARINEROS (MEXICO)
    EL TRIPLE FILTRO (MEXICO)
    PUMUKY (SPAIN)
    YESCO (MEXICO)
    TERROR CÓSMICO (MEXICO)
    LOS BLENDERS (MEXICO)
    HAWAIIAN GREMLINS (MEXICO)
    VINNUM SABBATHI (MEXICO)

    4/14 Scuba/Francois K @ Cielo
    4/15 Daniel Rossen @ MHOW
    4/16 Carl Cox @ Output
    4/17 Loop @ LPR
    4/18 Lauren Garnier @ Output


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    Can't wait for this!

    Dum Dum Girls are also confirmed to perform

    Too early to start the rumor mill? Here's a few artists speculated to attend based on their tour schedule:

    St. Vincent
    2 Chainz & Pusha T
    Miley Cyrus
    Sky Ferreira
    Icona Pop
    Deafheaven

    I'm on my phone right now, will update with links later.
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    Speaking of which, one of the dum dum girls has a band called SISU that is playing. And their dark, shoegazey synth sound is ace. Their album and live show are better, actually.

    Probably no chance of getting a cheap place to stay at this point, is there?
    4/8 Summer Camp @ Echo, 4/11-13 Coachella, 4/17 SISU, Dum Dum Girls @ Roxy, 4/27 Ghost B.C. @ Fonda, 4/30 Mono @ Troubadour, 5/3 I Break Horses @ Bootleg Theater, 5/28-6/1 Primavera Sound, 6/4 Nisennenmondai @ Jazzhouse, 6/18-22 Sled Island

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    Camping at McKinney Falls maybe? In SE Austin about 13 miles from the state capitol.

    http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/state-parks/mckinney-falls

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    I'd need something downtown where all the venues are.

    Hoping I get to do NXNE or sled island, too.
    4/8 Summer Camp @ Echo, 4/11-13 Coachella, 4/17 SISU, Dum Dum Girls @ Roxy, 4/27 Ghost B.C. @ Fonda, 4/30 Mono @ Troubadour, 5/3 I Break Horses @ Bootleg Theater, 5/28-6/1 Primavera Sound, 6/4 Nisennenmondai @ Jazzhouse, 6/18-22 Sled Island

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boourns View Post
    Speaking of which, one of the dum dum girls has a band called SISU that is playing. And their dark, shoegazey synth sound is ace. Their album and live show are better, actually.

    Probably no chance of getting a cheap place to stay at this point, is there?
    I'm with you on the better album, but the live show is clearly Dum Dum Girls>>>> SISU.

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    i cant believe bands like of mice and men still exist.

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    They took over my band's old rehearsal studio in Anaheim. Saw them loading up for Warped Tour one day. Seems like a bastardized version of stuff I used to listen to...not sure if I've just gotten older/moved on or if these new bands are actually that much worse. Either way I can't get into it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sushov23 View Post
    I'm with you on the better album, but the live show is clearly Dum Dum Girls>>>> SISU.
    Yeah, no. I saw dum dum girls at Sasquatch and it was a massive let down.
    4/8 Summer Camp @ Echo, 4/11-13 Coachella, 4/17 SISU, Dum Dum Girls @ Roxy, 4/27 Ghost B.C. @ Fonda, 4/30 Mono @ Troubadour, 5/3 I Break Horses @ Bootleg Theater, 5/28-6/1 Primavera Sound, 6/4 Nisennenmondai @ Jazzhouse, 6/18-22 Sled Island

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    I was checking airbnb and I've seen bedrooms in downtown Austin listed for up to a thousand dollars a night. For a room. Yeah.
    4/8 Summer Camp @ Echo, 4/11-13 Coachella, 4/17 SISU, Dum Dum Girls @ Roxy, 4/27 Ghost B.C. @ Fonda, 4/30 Mono @ Troubadour, 5/3 I Break Horses @ Bootleg Theater, 5/28-6/1 Primavera Sound, 6/4 Nisennenmondai @ Jazzhouse, 6/18-22 Sled Island

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    My place was £300 for a week.
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    Lovely Quinces (Croatia) confirmed
    www.soundcloud.com/lovelyquinces

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gribbz View Post
    Round two:

    http://sxsw.com/music/news/2013/2014...ment-round-two
    EDIT* Anyone have any recommendations? I've been told Blouse, Nils Frahm, A Tribe Called Red, and a few others are all worth checking out.
    The Tumbleweed Wanderers are pretty rad. Met these kids outside of OSL in 2012 playing on the sidewalk, and they're really talented and incredibly humble. They've gotten pretty big over the last year, touring and playing festivals like Hardly Strictly Bluegrass and whatnot. They're definitely worth checking out
    MY NEW 2014 COACHELECTRO MIX! 58 of This Years Artists In Just 50 Minutes! FREE DOWNLOAD!
    https://soundcloud.com/taktik-3/the-...coachelectro-2

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    Super excited!

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